Today the quest for learning Sanskrit world over, witnesses a revival and our visionary leadership committed to provide the facility for imparting knowledge of Sanskrit, established Shree Somnath Sanskrit University on 12th April, 2005 at Somnath-Veraval, District : Junagadh. Assessing the inevitability of Sanskrit education in Gujarat state and also to promote Vedic studies on traditional lines, our Hon. Chief Minister Shri Narendra Modiji decided to establish Sanskrit University in Gujarat.State Goverment Notification
The Shree Somnath Sanskrit University Act, 2005.No.GH/SH/4/GSU/2997/1607/Pt-III/KH 1: In
exercise of the powers conferred by the sub-section (3) of section 1 of the Shree Somnath Sanskrit University
Act, 2005 (Guj. 25 of 2005), the Government of Gujarat hereby appoints the 12th April,2005 as the date on which the said Act shall come into force. By order and in the name of the Governor of Gujarat.Download
A new university named as Shree Somnath Sanskrit University,Junagadh has been established by Act No. 25 of 2005 of State Goverment of Gujarat and Gazette vide Notification No. GH/SH/4/GSU/2997/2997/1607/pt-III/KH-1 25 of 2005 Dated 12th April, 2005. The said university has been included in the list of universities Maintained by the University Grants Commission under Section- 2 (F) of the UGC Act, 1956.
However, the above university, will not be eligible to receive any assistance from University Grants Commission and any other source funded by the Government of India till the University is declared fit to receive Central assistance under Section 12 (B) of UGC Act. 1956
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